Events

Events in the lead up to Future Map

A series of talks for emerging artists, led by Artquest, run in the lead up to Future Map, covering key areas essential to developing a professional creative practice.

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Getting Press for your Art Exhibition
Wednesday 5 February 6 – 8pm, University of the Arts London

Want to see your next exhibition featured in the press? This talk will look at the practicalities of how to write a noticeable and news worthy press release for your projects and art exhibitions. It will also consider what role the press plays in advancing an artist’s career.

Listen to this talk on the Artquest website here.

 

Self Promotion for Artists
Tuesday 11 February 6 – 8pm, University of the Arts London

If you are looking to raise your profile as am artist, and get your name out  there, come to this session where we’ll look at all the ways you can promote yourself. Whether looking to make sales, promote an exhibition or just to network, this session will consider the different platforms and tools you can use.

Listen to this talk on the Artquest website here.

 

What Art Collectors are Looking For
Tuesday 18 February 6 – 8pm, University of the Arts London

Do you want to sell your work to an art collector? Find out what collectors look for, and why they collect art work. Hear about the ways you can be more professional in the way you deal with collectors and how to build relationships with them.

Listen to this talk on the Artquest website here.

 

Before & After Future Map with Artist William Bradley
Tuesday 25 February 6 – 7pm, University of the Arts London

The highly successful Future Map exhibitor and abstract painter, William Bradley will share his experiences both from Future Map and his art career since.

 

The Truth About Artists
Saturday 1 March, 5.30pm, Art14, Olympia Grand

This panel discussion which will take place at Art14 explores the realities of what being represented means for artists and what the artist and gallery can expect from each other.

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Artquest provides everything a visual artist needs to know by encouraging critical engagement and providing practical support.
Helping artists to make work, sell work, find work and network, Artquest provides the information to drive creative practice and help artists thrive on some of the lowest incomes in the creative sector.
Run by artists, for artists, we build a bridge from student experience to sustainable working life, and throughout graduates’ professional careers.

Artquest led the programme of professional development talks for the Future Map artists.

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Events during Future Map at SPACE

A programme of public talks, events and special openings taking place at SPACE during Future Map. All are free to attend.

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Future Map Preview Days
12 - 4pm, Thursday 20 & Friday 21 March

Be among the first to visit and buy work from the show on our Preview Days, where we’ll have staff on hand to discuss the work and you’ll have the opportunity to make purchases of these limited artworks before anyone else!  

 

Future Map Exhibition Guided Tour
1 - 1.45pm, Wednesday 26 March

Take a lunch time guided tour of the show, exploring themes and styles of the work from these emerging London Artists. Selected artists will be part of the tour to discuss their concepts, techniques and influences.

 

Artquest Talk: Getting the most out of Exhibitions
3 - 5pm, Saturday 29 March

Exhibitions are seen by many artists as the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. In reality they are a means to an end, rather than an end in themselves. This talk hosted by Artquest with presentations by guest artists will look at the role that exhibiting plays in a practitioners wider career and what you can do to maximise on the opportunities provided by showing your work

 

Future Map Exhibition Guided Tour
1 - 1.45pm, Monday 31 March

Take a guided tour of the show, exploring themes and styles of the work from these emerging London Artists. Selected artists will be part of the tour to discuss their concepts, techniques and influences.

Book here

 

Q-Art Open Crit
2 - 4.30pm, Thursday 3 April

Q-Art crits are open to artists of all backgrounds to meet others and develop and discuss art work in a diverse and constructive environment. At this event a mix of student, graduate, and self-trained artists will present work for discussion and feedback. Q-Art aims to break down the barriers between art education and contemporary art.

Book here

 

Future Map Late Night
5 - 8pm, Thursday 3 April

To join other East End galleries in the area, we’ll be extending our opening hours for the First Thursday of the month.

 

Future Map Exhibition Guided Tour
6 - 6.45pm, Thursday 3 April

Take a guided tour on our late opening, exploring themes and styles of the work from these emerging London Artists. Selected artists will be part of the tour to discuss their concepts, techniques and influences.

Book here

 

Zabludowicz Collection Future Map Prize Winner in Conversation
3 - 4pm, Sunday 6 April

The Zabludowicz Collection Future Map Prize offers one outstanding UAL graduate a £3000 award and curatorial support to make a limited edition artwork. Join Maitreyi Maheshwari, Acting Director, Zabludowicz Collection in conversation with the winner of this year’s prize - Jason File - to discuss the artist’s practice and aspirations for the future.
Multimedia artist Jason File, graduated with a first class BA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts.  Using real life elements as material, his work reflects on the function of institutions and networks in society, and their relationships vis-à-vis individuals.

Book here